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Clinical presentation of West Nile disease in horses is variable, but ataxia, weakness and muscle fasciculations are often observed, sometimes with abnormal behaviour, teeth grinding and bruxism. Practitioners should be aware that horses are more sensitive to infection than man and serve as...

Author(s)
Leblond, A.; Lecollinet, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2017, 29, 6, pp 325-327
Abstract

The arbovirus West Nile Virus (WNV) can cause fatal encephalitis in horses and humans. WNV belongs to the family Flaviviridae and the genus Flavivirus. It was first described in 1937 in the West Nile district in Uganda. The diameter of the single strand, enveloped RNA virus with a nucleocapside is...

Author(s)
Stöckle, S. D.; Winter, J. C.; Gehlen, H.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2019, 35, 3, pp 240-245
AbstractFull Text

The objective of the study was to determine the activity of the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems associated with various kinds of behaviour in Thoroughbred yearlings during initial training by natural methods. The initial training lasted approximately one hour a day for three successive...

Author(s)
Janczarek, I.; Stachurska, A.; Wilk, I.; Kędzierski, W.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2016, 72, 6, pp 389-392
Abstract

In 'sympathetic horsemanship' the importance of the natural behaviour of the horse and the use of body language in communication is emphasised. However, it is unclear what effect sympathetic horsemanship has on the welfare of horses. During a 5-week starting period the effect of a sympathetic (ST)...

Author(s)
Visser, E. K.; VanDierendonck, M.; Ellis, A. D.; Rijksen, C.; Reenen, C. G. van
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2009, 181, 1, pp 48-52
Abstract

Gastric ulcers are common in horses. Besides racing and performance horses, also leisure' horses and foals are affected. Recent issues on gastric diseases were presented at the 11th "International Equine Colic Research Symposium" and are summarized in this paper. Whereas racehorses mostly show...

Author(s)
Franzen, V.; Ertelt, A.; Gehlen, H.
Publisher
Terra-Verlag GmbH, Konstanz, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Umschau, 2015, 70, 1, pp 29...40
Abstract

Equid alphaherpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) is an important pathogen of horses, associated with respiratory, neurological disease and abortions. As vaccination is not always effective, anti-herpetic therapy may represent an alternative to prevent the losses caused by the infection. We herein investigated the...

Author(s)
Mortari, A. P. G.; Amaral, B. P.; Oliveira, P. S. B. de; Dotto, E. K.; Flores, M. M.; Cargnelutti, J. F.; Weiblen, R.; Flores, E. F.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2019, 39, 10, pp 830-836
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Painful husbandry procedures in livestock and poultry.

This chapter presents the clinical signs and assessment of pain, use of analgesics and techniques to carry out the commonly performed surgical procedures (castration, docking, disbudding, dehorning, spaying, ear notching/tagging, hot/freeze branding, mulesing, teeth grinding/clipping, tusk...

Author(s)
Stafford, K. J.; Mellor, D. J.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935412)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Oesophageal stricture is a rare disorder in foals. The following manuscript describes the successful treatment of oesophageal strictures with balloon dilation in 5 foals aged 3 weeks to 4 months. Three of the foals presented due to recurrent oesophageal obstruction, one due to dysphagia, and one...

Author(s)
Chidlow, H. B.; Robbins, E. G.; Slovis, N. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2017, 29, 11, pp 609-616
Abstract

Nine cases of equine encephalomyelitis on Marajó Island, state of Pará, Brazil, were studied. The affected horses had difficulty to stand, walked in circles, with marked depression, closed eyelids, tongue paralysis, muscle tremors, bruxism, anorexia and dehydration. Some had their ear and eyelid...

Author(s)
Campos, K. F.; Oliveira, C. H. S. de; Reis, A. B.; Yamasaki, E. M.; Brito, M. de F.; Andrade, S. J. T.; Duarte, M. D.; Barbosa, J. D.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2013, 33, 4, pp 443-448
Abstract

The objective of this paper is to present a comprehensive review and update of gastric ulcers in horses, which are probably the result of an imbalance between aggressive factors or libelous (hydrochloric acid and pepsin) and protective factors (mucus and gastric mucosal cytoprotective...

Author(s)
Cardona, A. J.; Alvarez, P. J.; Castaño, B. L.
Publisher
Universidad de Sucre, Sincelejo, Colombia
Citation
Revista Colombiana de Ciencia Animal, 2012, 4, 1, pp 233-266

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